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Paul Tanner charged with murder of son, grandson in Fairview
An 82-year-old man has been charged with the murder of his son and grandson in Fairview.
Two men found dead in Fairview
Two Fairview men were found shot to death in their home Friday, Fairview Police Chief Granver Tolliver told the Dallas Morning News.
Allen Area Patriots was among groups targeted by the IRS
The Allen Area Patriots, a local tea party group, was allegedly targeted by the IRS with an “intrusive” set of questions when it applied for tax-exempt status.
County residents speak to Exide one-on-one at third public meeting
Local residents received the chance to speak to Exide Technologies officials and partners at the latest meeting regarding the company’s demolition of its Frisco lead-acid battery recycling plant.
Investigation into LISD hacking turns up nothing: School board candidate accuses opponent, district officials of implicating her
A Collin County Sheriff's Office investigation into the alleged hacking of the Lovejoy ISD computer network has turned up no evidence a school district computer was compromised.
Allen ISD names Teachers of the Year
Allen ISD has named Cheatham Elementary School science teacher Cynthia O'Neill and Allen High School physics teacher Katie Lanier as its teachers of the year.
Equipment rodeo to show off city vehicles
The city of Allen will be showcasing a very unique car collection Saturday during an equipment rodeo at the Allen Municipal Services Center. The event will take place 9 a.m. to noon and feature vehicles from the city's police, fire and community services departments.
Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival offers weekend of headliner bands, family fun
It's that time of the year to venture out into music, arts and even the wildflowers still for Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival in Richardson.
(UPDATE) Myers, Gnadt win Allen ISD school board seats
The Allen ISD school board will be welcoming two new members, as Michael Myers defeated school board president Gary Stocker and Amy Gnadt prevailed in a three-way race for an open school board seat on Saturday.
New $70 million office park coming to Allen
Allen is making room for new corporate residents.
Painting the town: Annual arts festival coming to Watters Creek
Watters Creek will serve as an outdoor gallery this weekend during an annual arts festival hosted by the Allen Arts Alliance.
Inspiration under the sea: Children's Cancer Fund celebrates 25 years at annual luncheon, fashion show
The Children's Cancer Fund Luncheon and Fashion Show has been a mainstay in Dallas for years, with each event featuring something new for participants and their supporters.
Budding artist shows off talent
A young lady showed off her artistic side in a recent contest.
Wider view: B&B Theatres opens Wylie 12, unveils one of nation's largest movie screens
There's a new seat in town. It's large, leather and in front of a wall-to-wall curve screen.
Fake webpages attempt to link Lovejoy ISD to controversial CSCOPE curriculum
Lovejoy ISD Superintendent Ted Moore said in a mass email Monday that a hacker has designed fake webpages linking the school district to CSCOPE, a controversial curriculum system it does not use.
Allen student wins Congressional art competition
U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-R) announced Thursday that Allen High School junior Siri Anderson won the grand prize of the 32nd Annual “An Artistic Discovery” Congressional Art Competition for the Third District of Texas for her oil painting, “Stardust.”
Allen to enforce tighter water restrictions: New watering limits begin June 1
Allen residents will only be able to water their lawns once per week when Stage 3 water restrictions begin June 1.
Teen fight video draws police investigation
NBC 5 is reporting that Allen police are investigating a video showing a group of seven teenagers attacking another teenager. The video was posted to YouTube on Wednesday under the title A-Town Beatdown but has been removed.
Shadowy figures: Allen student's unique sculpture on display
It takes a particular perspective to appreciate Connor Walden's work.
Lovejoy students host Relay for Life event
Lovejoy High School students made the fight against cancer their extracurricular focus during a Relay for Life event they organized in April.
Man accused of murdering wife dies after jump off highway overpass
A man charged with murdering his wife last month died Sunday afternoon after police say he jumped off the State Highway 121 overpass in Allen.
Crews still clearing Highway 75 after cake-mix dumping
McKinney police and city crews are still clearing southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 75 after a tractor-trailer overturned early Thursday morning.
Chiropractor sentenced to 23 years in prison for sexual misconduct
McKinney chiropractor David Allen Russell was sentenced Wednesday night to 23 years in prison for sexual misconduct involving former patients.
Collin College board candidates get down to issues: Possibility of four-year expansion, school security among topics
The possibility of expanding Collin College to a four-year institution and the prospect of arming teachers for security purposes were two of the hot topics for Collin College Board of Trustees candidates at a forum held Saturday by the League of Women Voters of Collin County.
Through a child's eyes: McKinney resident brings "panda bags" for displaced children of West
McKinney resident Jodi Bryan is a team of one, but her work has impacted dozens of young lives affected by the recent tragedy in West, Texas.
Shutik Isht Ia! Take to the Skies AirFest brings flight museum, world's smallest jet and more to Durant
"Shutik Isht Ia" is Choctaw for "Take to the skies," which is exactly what will happen this weekend in Durant, Okla., when the world of aviation will descend on the City of Magnolias.
(UPDATE) Allen ISD candidates file campaign finance reports
Allen ISD school board candidates Gary Stocker, Amy Gnadt and Ken Lento have filed their first round of campaign finance reports for the May 11 election. Gnadt and Stocker were the only candidates to file reports by the deadline on April 11.
Russell found guilty of sexual misconduct: Chiropractor convicted on five of 13 counts involving former patients
McKinney chiropractor David Allen Russell was found guilty late Tuesday night of five counts of sexual misconduct.
Early voting begins Monday: Voters can use any polling place in Collin County
Early voting for the Allen ISD school board election beings Monday and continues through May 7.
Allen High to offer JROTC program: Marine Corps partnering with district
Allen ISD recently announced it will be adding a Marine Corps JROTC class next year at Allen High School. The program will be run by two retired Marines and will have a maximum enrollment of 250 students.
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